Ross was born in Fort Collins, Colorado, the United States. He graduated with a BFA (Bachelor of Fine Arts) in Theatre Performance. While he was a student at the University of Colorado at Boulder, he began starring in several productions like To Kill a Mockingbird, The Passion of Dracula, and The Cherry Orchard.
Ross appeared in a Romanian drama movie, Love Sick, which was directed by Tudor Giurgiu. The co-stars of this movie are Maria Popistasu, Ioana Barbu, and Tudor Chirila. The total budget for this movie was €350,000.
Ross appeared in an American post-apocalyptic horror television series, The Walking Dead, which was developed by Frank Darabont. This series was aired on AMC, an American basic cable, and satellite television channel.
Carson earns a tremendous amount of money from his professional acting career. According to some source, his current net worth is estimated to be $1 million.